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DiMS! And Mayr-Melnhof Team Up For Project

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Vienna, Austria and Lichtenvoorde, the Netherlands – December 13, 2004 – Mayr-Melnhof Group, Europe's leading manufacturer of folding cartons with 25 plants in eleven countries, and DiMS! organizing print, leading supplier of Management Information Solutions for the printing and packaging industry, jointly announce that Mayr-Melnhof and DiMS! have partnered to implement a pilot project of the DiMS!’ multi-lingual ERP system for the packaging industry. Mayr-Melnhof views DiMS! as a high potential for an all-embracing solution that will help the company maintain an edge on the competition. “Mayr-Melnhof always strives for superior customer service and end-to-end process efficiency. We think DiMS! might fit right into this philosophy,” said Dr. W. Hörmanseder, Chairman of the Board, Mayr-Melnhof. Mayr-Melnhof chose DiMS! based on the system’s ability to streamline the company’s vast, complex operations. “In our search for an ERP system, we found in DiMS! a promising package to address the business needs of Mayr-Melnhof and their customers,” explained Mr. W. Hillerbrand, General Manager, Syn-Group, the Consultancy company responsible for leading the DiMS! implementation at Mayr-Melnhof. “We were looking for a system to standardize our processes, centralize critical management information, and equip the company with standard working methods. DiMS!’ comprehensive workflow convinced us that DiMS! could do everything that we needed from an ERP system,” said Mr. Hillerbrand. According to Gerard Marneth, CEO, DiMS! organizing print , “Mayr Melnhof is a large, multi-plant company that is #1 in its segment, and realizes the necessity of approaching its business proactively. By choosing DiMS!, they join many of the world’s leading printers in implementing a solution to help them achieve the goals of increasing customer service and eliminating non-value added activities from their business. We believe that, with packaging as one of our strategic target markets, we found in Mayr-Melnhof a perfect partner to further expand our position in this segment.”

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